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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who does Ethan think about on Easter?
(a) Cousin Dressie.
(b) Grandma Dorothy.
(c) Great Aunt Delilah.
(d) Aunt Deborah.

2. What word is used to describe Ethan's children as they head to church on Easter?
(a) Polished.
(b) Thoughtful.
(c) Sanguine.
(d) Bored.

3. Who does Ethan bring up at the tea service that is dismissed by all in attendance?
(a) His grandfather.
(b) Margie.
(c) Danny.
(d) His mother.

4. How does Ethan feel when Margie comes to dinner?
(a) Amused.
(b) Happy.
(c) Afraid.
(d) Confused.

5. Who invites Ethan and his wife over for tea on Easter?
(a) Margie.
(b) Mr. Baker.
(c) Mr. Marullo.
(d) Joey.

6. What ended Ethan's appetite for killing?
(a) The death of his father.
(b) Seeing a violent crime.
(c) Accidentally shooting his dog.
(d) The war.

7. What did Mary's fortune say about Ethan?
(a) He had a wandering heart.
(b) He would be rich.
(c) He would have more children.
(d) He would die young.

8. What does Ethan say his wife never does when they talk?
(a) Retain.
(b) Care.
(c) Listen.
(d) Take interest.

9. What kind of man does Ethan say he has always been?
(a) A searching man.
(b) A good man.
(c) A changing man.
(d) A confused man.

10. What does Ethan say is making people look at him differently?
(a) His new beard.
(b) His flirtations with Margie.
(c) His confidence.
(d) His poor status.

11. What does Morphy use to keep the back entrance to the bank open?
(a) A think wire.
(b) A wadded up tissue.
(c) A block of wood.
(d) An old magazine.

12. What contest has Ethan's children signed up for?
(a) America's Best.
(b) Children of America.
(c) We the People.
(d) I Love America.

13. Which of the following is NOT part of the prize for winning the contest?
(a) Free college tuition.
(b) Going on TV.
(c) A cash prize.
(d) Meeting the President.

14. Why does Morphy say Marullo has probably never been back to Italy?
(a) His family is all dead.
(b) He is an illegal alien.
(c) He likes America better.
(d) He was disowned.

15. What does Ethan tell Mr. Baker kills a man?
(a) Failure.
(b) Age.
(c) Embarrassment.
(d) Erosion.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of the following does Danny NOT give to Ethan in an envelope?

2. Where did Ethan meet Mary?

3. What is Danny's last name?

4. Which of the following animals did Ethan NOT kill as a child?

5. What college did Ethan go to?

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